Biodegradable Containers for Use In Revegetation of Highway Right-of-Way

Experiments were conducted at four locations to determine if plants grown in biodegradable tube containers or standard types of containers would have higher survival rates than bare root grown plant material. Season of planting was also evaluated. Results indicated that bare root grown plant material had higher survival rates than container grown material. Spring planting was more successful than fall planting.

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, July 1, 1981
Publication Number: 
WA-RD 041.1
Last modified: 
10/12/2016 - 15:40
Authors: 
Russel N. Rosenthal, John M. Wirsing.
Originator: 
Washington (State). Highway Division. Project Development Office. Location-Design Branch; Washington (State). Forest Management Division.
Number of Pages: 
33
Subject: 
Containers, Fall, Highways, Planting, Reforestation, Revegetation, Right of way (Land), Roadside flora, Roadside improvement, Soils, Spring, Vegetation.